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Thirty-eight percent of National Park Service employees experienced harassment or discrimination on the job over the last year preceding an agency-wide survey, according to results released Oct. 13 at the Grand Canyon.
Oct. 13, 2017
Phoenix Indian School Visitors Center
A historic Phoenix building will have its grand re-opening Saturday in a new form. The Phoenix Indian School Visitors Center, housed in the former Phoenix Indian School, will include an event room, classroom and exhibit space, among other amenities.
Oct. 13, 2017
UNESCO
The Trump administration has decided to pull the U.S. out of UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Joining me with more details is Matthew Lee, diplomatic writer for the Associated Press.
Oct. 13, 2017
Ivan Pintar
A lot of Arizonans today know about visionary architect Paolo Soleri’s ceramic bells or his experimental city, Arcosanti, built 70 miles north of Phoenix.
Oct. 13, 2017
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Physicians and researchers have been trying to defeat TB for centuries. And new research from TGen suggests there’s promise in preventing patients from developing a resistance to tuberculosis drugs. With me to explain is Dr. David Engelthaler, co-director of TGen’s Pathogen Genomics Division.
Oct. 13, 2017
Bisbee Fire
Federal authorities have launched an investigation in a fire that caused substantial damage to Bisbee’s City Hall earlier this week.
Oct. 13, 2017
biker in protected bike lane
This week, the city of Phoenix installed its first protected bike lanes. You’ll find them on a stretch of 15th Avenue, between Van Buren and Jefferson streets. The lanes on 15th Avenue include plastic posts in between the bike lane and the car lane. These signal the divide more clearly to drivers.
Oct. 13, 2017
light rail
On an average weekday, there are 49,000 light-rail riders in the Valley. Most of those people enjoy their trips to and from work, school or a downtown Phoenix event.
Oct. 13, 2017
Vicente Fox
Vicente Fox, former president of Mexico, will deliver a keynote speech Saturday at the third annual Southwest Cannabis Conference and Expo in downtown Phoenix.
Oct. 13, 2017
police
Positive communication and interaction between law enforcement officers and community members is always considered vital, because it can greatly reduce tension and lead to better results all around.
Oct. 13, 2017
Plasma sphere.
The Yuma Main Library was selected as one of eight sites nationwide to host a traveling space science exhibit.
Oct. 13, 2017
Friday Newscap
Our guests this week were Kris Mayes, attorney and former Arizona Corporation Commission chair, and John MacDonald, partner at Policy AZ.
Oct. 13, 2017
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Fires in Northern California have been burning for for nearly a week now. One family shares their harrowing story of escape and destruction here.
Oct. 13, 2017
a bench at the Hotshots Memorial State Park
Last year, Arizona’s newest state park opened honoring the 19 wildland firefighters who died in the Yarnell Hill Fire.
Oct. 13, 2017
With $170,000 from the Jail Enhancement Fund, Sheriff Paul Penzone said the county is attempting to “turn it into something that could be productive.”
Oct. 13, 2017
firefighter helmet
Arizona firefighters are prepared to offer their services to help California battle the deadly fires in the state’s wine country. Arizona has already sent 55 trucks and 150 personnel to combat the fires.
Oct. 13, 2017
The Arizona Legislature's budget analysts on Thursday predicted a budget shortfall that could top $100 million in the current and coming year as the impact of corporate tax cuts continues to overwhelm increases in sales, insurance premium and personal income tax collections.
Oct. 13, 2017
early ballot for Maricopa County
Arizona's top election official says federal officials have provided no evidence that state elections systems were among those targeted in computer hacking attacks last year widely believed to be connected to the Russian government.
Oct. 13, 2017
Justin Trudeau
Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau is visiting Mexico City, where he plans to meet with Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto and other top officials for two days.
Oct. 13, 2017
The Anthem Community Council Board Meeting on Thursday.
The utility EPCOR is proposing setting up a hauling station close to New River and Desert Hills, two communities where some residents are at risk of losing water access at the end of the year. But EPCOR would need to buy or lease a vacant lot from the neighboring town Anthem.
Oct. 13, 2017

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